Everyone has their tried and trusted ways of fittening horses, but how many of these methods stand up to scientific scrutiny? In preparation for the spring season, Dr David Marlin reveals the latest thinking in conditioning horses for competition
Call us high maintenance, but there are some things in our tackroom that we're not sure we could survive without...
Thieves targeting livery yards are going for a quick fix — items that can be stolen then sold on easily. So how can you protect your premises?
Owners are being urged to take extra care to keep their horses safe this bonfire night
Are we prone to wrapping up our horses in too many layers? Dr David Marlin explains the science behind when — and how — to rug up
As horses travel greater distances, both internationally and at home, owners need to be aware of the potential risks associated with travelling long distances
Sergeant French, who completed his farrier apprenticeship through the army, shares the facts and figures of the King's Troop's forge
With the autumn flush of grass coming through, the National Equine Welfare Council (NEWC) has released guidance on how to use grazing muzzles responsibly
Once thought relatively benign, the tapeworm is now known to be a potential danger
More than 40% of owners taking part in a horse health survey did not weigh their horses before worming. This has raised concerns about under-dosing.
The correct care of event horses after the demanding cross-country phase is vital when keeping a horse in good health throughout the season
Spring has sprung so it's time to get prepared for the risk of laminitis as the grass starts to grow. Here is a selection of laminitis supplements and other products to help you stay one step ahead
A spa break sounds like heaven to most riders, and horses can benefit hugely from the same sort of treatment
When do health problems become emergencies that require urgent veterinary attention? Keith Chandler MRCVS pinpoints the warning signs
Would you know how to remove a shoe if it was posing a danger to your horse? Learn this essential skill now
Insuring your horse can be a confusing and time consuming process, so follow our top tips to choose the best horse insurance for you
Research into the way our horses think and behave has the potential to enhance welfare and performance. Gemma Pearson MRCVS explains how the latest findings about stress are relevant to how we handle, train and compete horses
If he lives out 24/7 in summer, but is stabled at night during winter, you’ll be deliberating at what point to bring your horse in
Survey shows that 20% of owners are using an ineffective treatment for these potentially lethal parasites
Eye tumours and cysts are some of the most common equine ophthalmic problems. Philip Ivens MRCVS reveals how pioneering methods are making treatment more successful